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and bloodshed is outrageous. >> reporter: president obama says his national security team is preparing a full range of options to respond to this crisis. >>> well, if you drive you've seen them going up, gas prices beginning to creep higher and higher. much of the blame is being pointed at libya. robert liles tells us about the reasons for the spike that the oil companies simply are not talking about. >> reporter: we have all heard of paying a premium, but the premium behind these did he serves a double take. 4.09. what's behind the hike? we went looking for answers and we found it's called "the fear premium." >> come on. >> it says 3.97 for gas. >> it was just two days ago that we reported the gas prices jumped nearly a dime in one week. we're at it again, prices have pulsed again. >> i took a picture. it cost me $99 at chevron. >> the hike is not because you're using more gas. >> the price inies has very little to do with our demand in the united states. the world demand for oil is quite strong. >> reporter: it's because of revolts in libya. world oil traders are running scared that supplie
would buy into any deal for hosni mubarak to remain president even if it's only in name. >>> and obama obama administration officials tell the "new york times" about some of the possible exit strategies given to egypt's president. among them, going to his home or going to germany for a medical checkup. >>> well conditioning -- congresswoman gabrielle giffords is recovering so well, that her husband has decided to go back into space. astronaut mark kelly is set to command adults ---- a shuttle mission this april. he's been on leave since his last was shot in the head last month during that shooting rampage in tucson. >> i know her very well and she would be very comfortable with the decision that i made. >> nasa observed commander kelly for a week, that to make sure he could focus and not be distracted. >>> after weeks of uncertainty, anthony batts say he is staying. he says he couldn't commit to oakland after losing out to san jose's top job. the one thing that touched his heart. >> reporter: the prove each says that a little child will lead them. in this case, it was eight little ones
the regime. >> as you might guess, the white house is not pleased and impatient president obama is demanding egypt's leadership make clear what changes are taking place. mr. obama questions whether the power shift is an immediate, meaningful or sufficient sign of reform. >>> gunmen have been shoot at buss in the east bay. and starting tonight the buses are getting security. armed escort now trail the buses along the route in north richmond from market to 6th and mcdonnell. robert lyles shows you more. >> reporter: unusual is right. and here is why. the union representing ac transit drivers says that for two years both their drivers and the passengers have been sitting ducks. they say that they have been attacked every year for those two years by someone at gunpoint. now, the union has offered an ultimatum. it is either the buss will be followed by a sheriff's cruiser as you see pulling here into the bart station here in richmond or there will be no bus service here. and it all started with a bus attack that we brought you exclusively last night. cbs 5 showed you the bullet riddled bus line l
and other laws to make this change irreversible. >> president obama this afternoon talking about the role of egypt's military during the transition. even though the military is in control of the country right now, mr. obama says it's only a temporary caretaker and despite the euphoria in egypt right now and the president warns the days ahead will be difficult wins. he says that this is not the end of egypt's transition. it's just the beginning. and back here in the bay area, egyptian americans are celebrating that revolution half a world away. >> i'm proud of what the egyptian people did. i feel deep admiration for their courage and their will to fight for their life and for their liberty and for dignity. >> demonstrators had planned to hold an emergency protest against mubarak at u.n. plaza in san francisco. it turned into a celebration instead. the same thing will likely happen for a planned solidarity vigil at the plaza tomorrow. >>> a fresh start needs a fresh scrub. it is just after 8:00 saturday morning in cairo. these are live pictures showing people milling about there had been
in the news tonight, the obama administration talking with egyptian officials now about the possibility of president hosni mubarak stepping down right away. it's friday in egypt now. protestors have said today is the day they will force hosni mubarak out. this next video may be difficult to watch. demonstrators have faced dangerous conditions, but video shows a police van tearing through that crowd and running over a number of people. this one shows a diplomatic car hitting several protestors. antigovernment activists are pitching in to try to protect one another. >> reporter: this is the center of what is now open war. with the front line along the north side of liberation square, the opponents are pinned in behind their own made barricades well supplied with rocks and running id checks. >> anyone -- [ audio difficulty ] >> reporter: some of those caught become prisoners of war. others just fall through the cracks. egypt's military took a more active role today trying to maneuver between the battling groups. the tanks were no match for the friend seed app -- frenzied crowd. official fi
their roles in the ruling party. but the president obama has not pushed for mubarack to immediately step down. >> president mubarack's continued leadership is critical and his opportunity to write his legacy. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton spoke on the crisis. she says it is important egyptian leaders demonstration an orderly transition is underway to keep the middle east stable. >>> and the protests spread here to the bay area today. thousands of people gathered in san francisco joining the call for a new start in egyptian. we show you there are some concerns still. >> reporter: demonstrators at the u.n. plaza say they are encouraged by and want to support the antigovernment protests in cairo. >> i think the fact that people are refusing to leave the streets despite how militarized and tactics of fear the government has been bringing that their people spirits are so much stronger than that is inspiring. >> reporter: antimubarack demonstrate verse been heartened by the street protests in tunisia that forced a president from power but it's they are concerned about the united s
obama seemed to echo that. >> what is clear, and what i indicated tonight to president mubarak, is that i believe an ordinarily transformation must be orderly, peaceful, and must begin now. >> reporter: he sent the former u.s.ambassador to egypt, to cairo to ask that mubarak not run for reelection. president obama also had a message for egypt, he said we hear your voices. >> reporter: they're hoping to rewrite egyptian history. revolutionaries like the three mcgee sisters. why is today different? >> now or never. >> it's now or never, we have to stand up. >> reporter: stand up and be counted at the mass rally. she says crowd size matters. >> morally it matters. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: by and large, the faces of this revolt are political, and religious moderates, not professional protesters, but in many cases, educated secular first time activists. fed up, but fired up too. different generations, same dream. an end to what he calls living in darkness. >> we don't care who is going to be the next president, as long as there's going to be democracy. >> i'm happy that i live unt
: the whole country is watching what's happening here including president obama who views the bill as an attack on organized labor and whose arm of the democratic national committee is helping to mobilize the demonstrators. manuel gallegos, cbs news, madison, wisconsin. >>> sparked by egypt's successful effort to overthrow its government protests continue all over the middle east from lybia to bahrain. we'll see the unrest is far from over. >> reporter: protesters in bahrain's capital celebrated well into the night saturday. they retook the city's main square after the withdrawal of military tanks and riot police. the tiny monarchy appeared to back away from further confrontation following pressure from the west. its government tweeted saturday that a process of dialogue had begun between the crowned prince and opposition groups. earlier in the week bloody crackdowns against anti- government demonstrators killed at least five people. protesters in bahrain and various middle eastern countries seek to emulate recent uprisings in egypt and tunisia hoping to bring about political chang
was passed and all of the lobbying and interface with president obama and things like that all the major players including the insurance company and the hospitals, the physicians and so on made pledges they would try to work with the legislation as best they cannot knowing all of the details, but that they did pledge assistance to that. now the devil is in the details. legislation is passed but the regulations haven't been formed. this is another opportunity for groups like insurance companies to go back in and say, well, this regulation would work better if this happened or that happened. so the -- at least on the table there is a assurance they will work together. but the devil is now in the details of the regulations. >> let's talk about the details because the president said there may be things imperfect for sure. there is too much. it's complicated. if you were called to that table and if president obama said, joe stewart, come to the white house and come sit with me we will make notes and we will talk, what would you tell him should change or be put into the existing bill? >> not q
hosni mubarak to resign great only he knows what he's going to do. >> reporter: president obama said egypt will not go back to what its was before the protests began. >> the egyptian people want freedom, they want free and fair elections. >> the pope prayed for peace. as did christians in bethlehem. in new york, cbs news. >>> not unexpected, gas price is on the rise again. what you're paying now at the pump and why expectations of $4 a gallon by summer are unrealistic. >>> shooting at a fraternity house during a party kills one. what may have provoked the gunmen. >>> now wild fires are tearing through a section of australia. the number of homes damaged and destroyed so far. >>> hi, another day of record- breaking heat around the bay area. how long can this last? we will talk about that coming up. house in ohio, came back and opened fire. one person was killed... 11 others were >>> a dispute at a fraternity house in ohio. one person was killed, 11 others were injured. it happened near youngstown at an off-campus house. a 25-year-old student tried to break up the crowd, he was fatally
with their governments about the language and scope of the sanctions. saturday, president obama made his strongest comments to date on the uprising, saying in a private phone call to germany's chancellor, that gadhafi should step down and leave the country. in libya, thousands of desperate travelers crowded tripoli's airport, also planes rescued more than 150 civilians from libya's desert. many of them oil workers. >> i wasn't scared, it was just not knowing when we could get out or not was the biggest thing. >> back in the country they fled, libya's embattled government handed out guns to supporters and handed out gunned patrols. >> gadhafi's son says libya remains calm, but signs of clashes and violence is everywhere, even in the capital city where gadhafi is still in control. at the united nations, scott goldberg for cbs news. >>> a popular san jose market shut its doors tonight after more than six decades. the market developed a loyal following over the past 63 years. the family owned grocery store has been sold to the supermarket chain. the brothers are all in their 70s and 80s and thought
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